Oak Bay News Staff

Comox Valley author Paula Wild, on a stroll by Millard Creek, brings her knowledge of wildlife to UVic on April 9. (Black Press file)

Island author brings tales of wolves to UVic

In Search of the Real Wolf runs April 9 in the Fraser Building

Comox Valley author Paula Wild, on a stroll by Millard Creek, brings her knowledge of wildlife to UVic on April 9. (Black Press file)
Several ‘road rage’ incidents prompt police reminder to share the road

Several ‘road rage’ incidents prompt police reminder to share the road

BRIEFS: Pot ticket issued, marina theft, unlocked cars continue to plague police

Several ‘road rage’ incidents prompt police reminder to share the road
Unpaid cabbie call leads to arrest in Oak Bay

Unpaid cabbie call leads to arrest in Oak Bay

Police briefs: Electric bike swiped, truck rummaged, impaired driver stopped

Unpaid cabbie call leads to arrest in Oak Bay
William Earl Talbott II, 55, of SeaTac, is led into court for arraignment in the 1987 death of Tanya Van Cuylenborg at the Skagit County Community Justice Center on Friday in Mount Vernon. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Trial delayed for suspect in 1987 killings of young Saanich couple

Defense lawyers say they still need DNA information and to question witnesses in Canada

William Earl Talbott II, 55, of SeaTac, is led into court for arraignment in the 1987 death of Tanya Van Cuylenborg at the Skagit County Community Justice Center on Friday in Mount Vernon. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
SP and Johnny’s Rhumba Kings perform their swampy, New Orleans-inspired music for another Blues for Eric benefit concert at The Oaks on March 16 at 7 p.m. (SP & Johnny’s Rhumba Kings/Facebook)

New Orleans-inspired music on tap for benefit concert

Eric LeBlanc Memorial Scholarship at UVic supports students in the jazz program

SP and Johnny’s Rhumba Kings perform their swampy, New Orleans-inspired music for another Blues for Eric benefit concert at The Oaks on March 16 at 7 p.m. (SP & Johnny’s Rhumba Kings/Facebook)
An Oak Bay house was removed from its lot on Tuesday. (Facebook)

VIDEO: House wheeled away from Oak Bay neighbourhood

Neighbours capture video of house removal

An Oak Bay house was removed from its lot on Tuesday. (Facebook)
Oak Bay officers deal with deer impaled on fence

Oak Bay officers deal with deer impaled on fence

Theft from vehicles, bike swipe round out cop calls for the week

Oak Bay officers deal with deer impaled on fence
Gas leak closes Beach Drive in Oak Bay

Gas leak closes Beach Drive in Oak Bay

Beach Drive was closed for some time the afternoon of Jan. 10

Gas leak closes Beach Drive in Oak Bay
A sailboat beached at McNeill Bay. (Jesse Laufer/News staff)

Beached boat grounded by weather in Oak Bay

20-foot fibreglass sailboat ended up ashore

A sailboat beached at McNeill Bay. (Jesse Laufer/News staff)

Oak Bay hotel spreads Christmas cheer with food and entertainment

Oak Bay Beach Hotel hosts Christmas and New Years events

Police seek missing man from Vancouver Island

Police seek missing man from Vancouver Island

Mark Istephan, 47, was last seen Nov. 30 when he discharged himself from a hospital in the Lower Mainland

Police seek missing man from Vancouver Island
Victoria Hospital Foundation kicks off annual fix-a-heart fundraiser

Victoria Hospital Foundation kicks off annual fix-a-heart fundraiser

Partnership with Canadian Tire has raised almost $800,000 since 2003

Victoria Hospital Foundation kicks off annual fix-a-heart fundraiser
Traffic is backed up near Fort Street and Lee after a crash between a mini van and a motorcycle this afternoon. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)

Motorcyclist injured in Fort Street crash

Victoria Police say stretch from Foul Bay to Lee closed to investigate

Traffic is backed up near Fort Street and Lee after a crash between a mini van and a motorcycle this afternoon. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)
Movie set turns Victoria neighbourhoods into New York City

Movie set turns Victoria neighbourhoods into New York City

Another Hallmark movie is currently shooting in Greater Victoria

Movie set turns Victoria neighbourhoods into New York City
UPDATE: Missing Oak Bay man found safe and sound, say police

UPDATE: Missing Oak Bay man found safe and sound, say police

RCMP and Oak Bay police searched the skies from Sooke to Shawnigan and beyond

UPDATE: Missing Oak Bay man found safe and sound, say police
Sisters 6-year-old Chloe Berry and 4-year-old Aubrey Berry have been identified as the victims of the Christmas Day double homicide in Oak Bay. The community is responding to the tragedy by offering support however they can: churches are opening their doors to mourners, residents are organizing food for first responders, Mayor Nils Jensen has announced a candlelight vigil this Saturday at 7 pm on Willows Beach where the girls often played. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)

Oak Bay releases details on Saturday’s candlelight vigil

Hour-long vigil starts at 7 p.m. at Willows Beach Park

Sisters 6-year-old Chloe Berry and 4-year-old Aubrey Berry have been identified as the victims of the Christmas Day double homicide in Oak Bay. The community is responding to the tragedy by offering support however they can: churches are opening their doors to mourners, residents are organizing food for first responders, Mayor Nils Jensen has announced a candlelight vigil this Saturday at 7 pm on Willows Beach where the girls often played. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)
The sixth annual 2018 Victoria Yoga Conference (VYC) is recognizing the influential yoga teachers in the community. Three awards are open for nominations and will be accepting applications until January 15th, 2018. (Submitted photo)

Recognize an influential yoga teacher with annual conference awards

Victoria conference set for University of Victoria in February, nominations to Jan. 15

The sixth annual 2018 Victoria Yoga Conference (VYC) is recognizing the influential yoga teachers in the community. Three awards are open for nominations and will be accepting applications until January 15th, 2018. (Submitted photo)
On Stage: The Secret Garden to Nearly Neil and British tea at Christmas

On Stage: The Secret Garden to Nearly Neil and British tea at Christmas

A roundup of things coming to stages across Greater Victoria

On Stage: The Secret Garden to Nearly Neil and British tea at Christmas
Just Matcha in Oak Bay celebrates four years in business. (Spencer Pickles/Black Press)

Just Matcha marks four years in Oak Bay

Second location in Victoria nearly two years old

Just Matcha in Oak Bay celebrates four years in business. (Spencer Pickles/Black Press)
Oak Bay police hope to locate the owner of some stolen property. They released an image of a Thai baht among the stolen times. The owner is asked to contact the department to describe other associated items. Contact Oak Bay Police at 250-592-2424.

Oak Bay police briefs: Bike swiped, camera found, impaired driver suspended

Police seek help in parking lot hit and run Oct. 3

Oak Bay police hope to locate the owner of some stolen property. They released an image of a Thai baht among the stolen times. The owner is asked to contact the department to describe other associated items. Contact Oak Bay Police at 250-592-2424.
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